Hiker Intro

Hiker Intro: How I Became a Metalhead Hiker and Why I’m Hiking The Colorado Trail/CDT

Hiker Intro: How I Became a Metalhead Hiker and Why I’m Hiking The Colorado Trail/CDT

How I became a hiker and used this hobby to turn my life around. Why hard rock and heavy metal music had an influence on my life and mentality towards...

Apr 6, 2021 : Chris
Let’s See if I Can Carry My Baby All the Way to Maine!

Let’s See if I Can Carry My Baby All the Way to Maine!

I’m attempting to carry my six month old all the way to Maine!! Here’s some of my story, and why I’m hiking.

Mar 31, 2021 : Meghan Ramsey
My Appalachian Thru-Hike:  A Search for Home

My Appalachian Thru-Hike: A Search for Home

"Nature is not a place to visit.  It is home."  - Gary Snyder There is a restlessness that never leaves my bones, an ache that irks me like a toddler...

Mar 10, 2021 : Jennifer Kimble
Blowing Up My World

Blowing Up My World

Well, I did it! I gave my notice at work... and it was glorious! No turning back now... in April I will embark on the biggest adventure of my life....

Jan 31, 2021 : Caitlin Stevens
Introducing Spring and Mr. Quack

Introducing Spring and Mr. Quack

Hi! My name is Hannah but on the trail, people call me “Spring.” I am counting down the days until I head out for my northbound Appalachian Trail hike in...

Jan 11, 2021 : Hannah Goodman
So you think you can make it to Katahdin?

So you think you can make it to Katahdin?

What would a chicken and an ol' chunky girl have in common? We love to hike!

Dec 29, 2020 : Chicken & Dumplin
Who are Scooch and Tate?

Who are Scooch and Tate?

  The post you have been waiting so eagerly for! The post about who we are, where our trail names came from, and just random information on our thru hike!...

Dec 11, 2020 : Sarah Caldwell
From the AT to the TA: Swan Diving into It!

From the AT to the TA: Swan Diving into It!

Hi, I’m Sunney (or Swan Dive). Don’t let my blond hair fool you. I have gone two weeks without showering on the AT. When a little dread started to form...

Dec 11, 2019 : Sunney Mahalak
After the AT Comes New Zealand’s TA

After the AT Comes New Zealand’s TA

After finishing a thru-hike, many hikers are left wondering what comes next. The answer's easy: another thru-hike!

Oct 18, 2019 : Danny Strayer
Beards, Teaching, and Hiking the AT

Beards, Teaching, and Hiking the AT

“For anybody that grows a beard or has hair on their face, I welcome you to the beard game. We’re all family. I encourage that. I encourage beards.” -Rick Ross...

Oct 16, 2019 : Kristopher McDill